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MSA revoked TVKC’s racing permit last month

Last month’s second round of the Trent Valley Kart Club championship was under threat after the Motor Sports Associaton revoked the club’s racing permit. The club expanded the PF International circuit’s first corner in March in an effort to improve safety, and to prevent drivers from riding kerbs and driving across the grass to skip the corner. But the MSA ... Read More »

Edwards: Mountings To Change Drivers’ Mindset

CIK-FIA clerk of the course Nigel Edwards says the introduction of front bumper mountings should help to alter drivers’ attitude to racing rather than physically harming competitiveness. The new bumpers, which are scheduled to be introduced into international competition on January 1 next year, were first tested at the second round of the CIK-FIA Academy Trophy at Wackersdorf last month. ... Read More »

TVKC Report

Championship Round 1, PF International, 6th April 2014 The first round of the Club Championships, combined with round one of the LGM and NKF Championship drivers, made for a stunning entry totalling 283. As well as the Little Green Man competitors (see separate report on p84), there was a IAME Cadet club grid of over 20 drivers and great racing ... Read More »

TVKC RACE REVIEW

PF International, Winter Championships, Round 4, 2nd March The fourth and final Round of the 2013-2014 Winter Championships provided another stunning entry of 250 drivers. Cool temperatures and an initial wet track made qualifying tricky, and conditions remained challenging all day. 63 drivers for a club meeting shows the popularity the IAME Cadet class is having on the future of ... Read More »

TVKC Race Review

PF International, TVKC Club Meeting, 2nd February PFi was a popular place to be in February with close to 250 entries and two grids for IAME, Honda and Minimax. 61 drivers entered IAME Cadet and results from the two qualifying sessions were alternated as the times were more than 101% different due to varying track conditions. Session 2 was faster ... Read More »

Nigel Edwards – Clerk of Champions

We give officials a lot of stick in this sport but it’s time we gave the country’s top clerk a chance to have his say.. Nigel Edwards’ karting career certainly goes back longer than mine. I first got to see him race way back in 1983 at Wombwell and Fulbeck, when he was competing against the likes of Paul Fletcher and Lew Marsden, who were the guys to beat ... Read More »